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Children and Young People -

Related category: Children & Young People

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Books are listed in order of year of publication - newest titles are at the top. There are 11 books in this booklist

This list represents some of the books on this subject that we have had in our shop - but there will be many more that we can order for you!

  • Cover image of book Rife: Twenty-One Stories from Britain
    Rife: Twenty-One Stories from Britain's Youth - by Nikesh Shukla and Sammy Jones (Editors)

    £9.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781783525768 | ISBN 10: 1783525762

    Young people in this country are facing a chasm of doubt and instability. Mental health problems are widespread, university fees are rising, job opportunities are drying up, and the prospect of ever owning a home is increasingly out of reach. But thi ... more

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  • Cover image of book Generation Z: Their Voices, Their Lives by Chloe Combi
    Generation Z: Their Voices, Their Lives - by Chloe Combi

    £8.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9780099592075 | ISBN 10: 009959207x

    "An important and timely book. These are voices that need to be heard."(Anthony Horowitz) Today’s teenagers are growing up in a world of widening social inequality, political apathy and economic uncertainty. They join gangs, are obese, have undera ... more

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  • Cover image of book Youth Activism in an Era of Education Inequality by Ben Kirshner
    Youth Activism in an Era of Education Inequality - by Ben Kirshner

    £18.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781479898053 | ISBN 10: 1479898058

    This is what democracy looks like: Youth organizers in Colorado negotiate new school discipline policies to end the school to jail track. Latino and African American students march to district headquarters to protest high school closure. Young immigr ... more

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  • Cover image of book Wasted: How Misunderstanding Young Britain Threatens Our Future by Georgia Gould
    Wasted: How Misunderstanding Young Britain Threatens Our Future - by Georgia Gould

    £14.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781408704523 | ISBN 10: 1408704528

    A manifesto for the future of Britain from a brilliant young voice in politics.  Young people growing up in Britain today face a narrowing job market, high housing costs and the prospect of a lifetime of hard work with less reward. The ideas of ... more

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  • Cover image of book Kith: The Riddle of the Childscape by Jay Griffiths
    Kith: The Riddle of the Childscape - by Jay Griffiths

    £9.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9780141039459 | ISBN 10: 0141039450

    Kith is a passionate examination of what it means to be a child, by Jay Griffiths, the award-winning author of Wild.   While travelling the world in order to write her award-winning book Wild, Jay Griffiths became increasingly aware of the huge d ... more

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  • Cover image of book Jilted Generation: How Britain Has Bankrupted Its Youth by Ed Howker and Shiv Mailk
    Jilted Generation: How Britain Has Bankrupted Its Youth - by Ed Howker and Shiv Mailk

    £8.99   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9781848316232 | ISBN 10: 1848316232

    Why are so many adult children living still living with mum and dad? Why do young people seem so disinterested in politics? And what are the hidden threats to Britain’s long-term prosperity lurking in the next few decades?   First published in ... more

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  • Cover image of book Too Safe for Their Own Good? Helping Children Learn About Risk and Lifeskills (2nd edition) by Jennie Lindon
    Too Safe for Their Own Good? Helping Children Learn About Risk and Lifeskills (2nd edition) - by Jennie Lindon

    £13.99   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9781907969140 | ISBN 10: 1907969144

    Young children have only a limited understanding of the risks that surround them, so they fall over, bang their heads, scrape their knees and worse. Adults often try to create a risk-free environment, but this can reduce children's opportunities to m ... more

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  • Cover image of book Urban Grimshaw and the Shed Crew by Bernard Hare
    Urban Grimshaw and the Shed Crew - by Bernard Hare

    £9.99   paperback   (2006) - ISBN 13: 9780340837351 | ISBN 10: 0340837357

    This is an eye-opening, jaw-dropping account of Britain's dispossessed youth and inner city wastelands by an insider, as funny and inspiring as it is heartbreaking.  You're twelve years old. Your mother's a junkie and your father might as well b ... more

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  • Cover image of book Disconnected: Why Our Kids Are Turning Their Backs on Everything We Thought We Knew by Nick Barham
    Disconnected: Why Our Kids Are Turning Their Backs on Everything We Thought We Knew - by Nick Barham

    £7.99   paperback   (2006) - ISBN 13: 9780091897413 | ISBN 10: 0091897416

    Nick Barham spent a year travelling the UK talking to British kids. Kids from all backgrounds, in different situations.  What he found was a generation profoundly different from those that have come before. They are not inheriting your culture - they ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Story of Childhood: Growing Up in Modern Britain by Libby Brooks
    The Story of Childhood: Growing Up in Modern Britain - by Libby Brooks

    £9.99   paperback   (2006) - ISBN 13: 9780747583431 | ISBN 10: 0747583439

    Children now make up forty per cent of the world's population. The bestseller charts would suggest that we savour stories of unhappy upbringings - are in fact greedy for them, the worse the better - but in today's ASBO-afflicted Britain, it is clear ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Freedom Writers Diary by The Freedom Writers, with Erin Gruwell
    The Freedom Writers Diary - by The Freedom Writers, with Erin Gruwell

    £12.99   paperback   (2001) - ISBN 13: 9780385494229 | ISBN 10: 038549422x

    Shocked by the teenage violence she witnessed during the Rodney King riots in Los Angeles, Erin Gruwell became a teacher at a high school rampant with hostility and racial intolerance.  For many of these students – whose ranks included substance abus ... more

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